There are many numbers and dates on the foods, drugs, cosmetics, and other products we use every day. Some help manufacturers track inventory, while others help retailers ensure quality. But when unsafe products must be removed from the market, th
The parenting website BabyCenter released its list of most popular baby names for 2017. Many of the top names from 2016 have returned to the list. See if your baby's (or future baby's) name cracked the top 5.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that kids get moving for at least one hour each day to stay fit and there’s no better way to get children moving than by getting them involved in sports. A pediatrician talks about why it’s a good idea
Talking about sex may not be a regular part of your doctor-patient relationship, but it should be. This can be especially true for adolescents and young adults who are disproportionately impacted by sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Nearly hal
With the barrage of celebrity ‘baby bump’ photos that have exploded on the internet, many new moms worry about their pregnancy shape and wonder if their bump is too big or too small. Karen Cooper, D.O., explains why a healthy pregnancy cannot be b
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized a new version of the nutrition label for packaged foods that reflects new scientific information. It is also designed to make it easier to make smarter choices. Here are some of the things that will
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. Here are some of the signs and symptoms associated with autism.
Did you purchase a convertible car seat for your child that has the Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) system? Nearly every car seat and most vehicles manufactured since September 1, 2002, are required to have the LATCH system.
Here's a look inside the home of the Wong family of Clovis. Bryan and Tamera Wong have 12 children, eight adopted and four biological. The adopted kids are all from China, and seven have various disabilities.
Most birth defects are caused by a complex mix of factors. There are some factors that can increase the chance of having a baby with a birth defect. Risk factors include smoking, drinking alcohol, or taking drugs during pregnancy, having medical c